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john roberts. >> i do solemnly swear. >> for president obama both a solemn constitutional event in the blue room and a dad sharing an emotional moment with his girls. >> i did it! >> a sigh of relief, 75 days after a tough re-election victory over republican mitt romney but right back to work for a president getting regular updates on the terror attack in algeria a reminder of the grave threat from al qaeda, one of many looming second-term challenges hanging over the swearing in where the aides say the address will bring the nation together. >> people here in washington need to seek common ground he will make that point. >> there are other signs suggesting the opposite such as defiant tone at the news conference last week and a new group made up of fore campaign aides now planning to pressure congress. >> i was surprised this week to see him transition the campaign committee into an ongoing campaign-style effort to have an impact on the washington debate because it doesn't seem the lesson of the first term that worked out very well. >> those battles begin again on tuesday, for n
justice john roberts, jr. the public swearing-in and all the pomp and circumstance that go with it were put off until today and what a day it is. the temperature right now is in the high 30s. the sky is clear, a brilliant winter's day in the nation's capital. people are pouring into the national mall to witness a day of history. the first family began the day by attending services at st. john's church. that's right across the street from the white house. that's a long-standing tradition for presidents on inauguration day. joining me now in our cbs coverage is bob schieffer, our chief washington correspondent and anchor of ""face the nation."" bob, what are you expecting to see? >> well, it's going to be an important day for the nation, but i must say, you know, the fiscal cliff negotiations, the slaughter of those children in connecticut made it difficult for washington to be festive this time around. it's also a very unusual atmosphere because of this gridlock. i mean, you're not hearing people talk about hope and renewal this time around, but is the government broken? the whole system
in by chief justice john roberts who used notes to avoid the repeat of the slightly bungled oath four years ago. and last night, the president was at a candlelight ceremony at the museum and here is part of his remarks at that event. >> and we're committed to the basic notion that when we put our shoulders to the wheel of history, it moves. it moves. it moves forward. >> the inaugural parade is one of the highlights of today's events, but the biggest news maker, of course, will be the inaugural address. while the white house has not yet released any excerpts from the speech, a presidential advisor gave a few hints yesterday about what will be in that address. >> he's going to talk our political system doesn't require us to resolve all of our political dispute, but common ground and he's going to make that point strongly that people here in washington need to seek common ground. >> and white house officials say today's speech will hit some broad themes and the president will outline in more detail what he expects during his next four years, during the state of the union address, that will be
john roberts. ed, this time went off without a hitch. >> reporter: four years a little bit of a hiccup when roberts couldn't quite remember the oath. he had tried to memorize it. this time he brought note cards. he got it right. the president was teased by one of his daughters about him getting it right, as well. this as you say was history. 16th president to win election to two consecutive terms and be sworn in. now, they have all the ceremonial swearings tomorrow. this more intimate friend in the blue room, family and close friends. amid all the constitutional moments there was also a light family moment where a dad got to talk to his daughter, take a listen. >> thank you sir. [ applause ] >> i did it. all right. thank you everybody. >> reporter: i did it, he said and sasha said you didn't mess up. vice president biden got to try this out first very early this morning. reason why it was so early is that just sotomayor had to get on to a train to go to new york city to sign her books. she was trying to get to barnes & noble this afternoon in new york city. >> gregg: you got to plug th
national correspondent john roberts goes inside the tragic numbe numbers. >> just as the pentagon thought it was making headway on the military suicide, a troubling reversal. 349 active duty service members took their lives in 2012. sharp increase from the previous year's 301. >> more veterans to suicide, to combat. that should outrage all americans. if there was an enemy weapons system kill 300 troops a year we'd figure out how to eliminate that enemy. >> the mill their tried to address the problem. every branch has a comprehensive suicide prevention program. >> how many of you in here know of someone who committed suicide? >> after remaining relatively flat for three years in t number of suicides spiked to record highs. >> it's a constant struck to understand the riskbe factors at play. we are dealing with the post dramatic stress, dramatic brain injury. service members on tremendous prescription medication, with multiple surgeries. >> general peter corelli, vice chief of staff said it's a difficult issue to fully understand. >> i happen to believe that the department of defense is doin
the supreme court justice, john roberts, botched the whole oath of office. add them together and president obama ties fdr for most time taking the oath of office. a little trivia for you. she is set to join shepherd for monday's inauguration coverage, good to see you, amy. >> good to see you. >> given the deep political enmitt in washington, is the inauguration a bit of a charade? >> this is a particularly difficult year, not just in the way that second inaugurals are dull affairs and because president obama's first one was so exciting, that this is bound to be a snorer. but everyone has watched what happened with the fiscal cliff and our government is barely funking, lurching from one deadline to another, in a crisis we have to resolve. the parties are not speaking with each other. the speaker of the house refuses to speak to president obama about the debt ceiling and possible default. president obama says the same about him. there's not just a difference about this, all the money, pomp and circumstances, people don't feel like celebrating. there's a weariness and it's bipartisan but peop
john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day after those of anger of the drone attacks blocked a main road linking the targeted town with the capital. the obama administration meanwhile reportedly has decided to exclude cia drone strikes in pakistan from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism ad
, in a do-over, performed the day after chief justice john roberts tripped on his lines during the first inauguration. >> within a few days, the president will be walking from that part of the capitol right here, and then down these stairs. >> suarez: new york democratic senator chuck schumer is chairman of the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, which oversees all of the inaugural rituals related to the capitol. >> there's no tanks in the streets, there's no rioting or picketing or protesting. it's a beautiful thing about america that the inauguration reminds us of. with all the trouble we have, the inauguration symbolizes that the republic marches onward. >> suarez: the president's inauguration will begin, as it did four years ago, with a national day of service tomorrow where people will be encouraged to pledge a year's effort to community organizations. at the inauguration itself, there are a few firsts. >> 150 years after the emancipation proclamation was signed and 50 years after the march on washington, you're going to have the bible of the great emancipator pla
that this number could rise again this year. it is a very important issue to address and john roberts is on it today live in atlanta. these numbers are disturbing, john. >> reporter: they really are, martha. a real turn around from the thar the last few years. here are the latest numbers the tally from the pentagon, look at this. in 201-1301 active duty service members died by suicide. in 2012 that number jumped to 249, this despite the pentagon has made suicide a priority and that every branch in the military has an aggressive and comprehensive suicide prevention program. perhaps most troubling, though is the situation with the marines. they were leadingth way in suicide prevention. we did a report on their program, yet last year their numbers jumped by 50 -- 50%. there is still an awful lot of troops falling through the cracks despite all of this focus on suicide prevention. bonnie carol is the director of the tragedy assistance program for survivors. here is what she told me about it. >> there may be traumatic brain injuries that are undiagnosed. post-traumatic stress causing anxie
suffered a traumatic brain injury and ptsd. attorney john henry browne discussed the mental state of john bales -- robert bales. >> he is a strong person but i think he would agree with what i said, he feels abandoned by the army. >> a u.s. marine is facing a likely demotion in rank after pleading guilty to urinating on the corpse of a man in afghanistan. staff sergeant edward deptola was charged after video emerged in july 2011 showing u.s. soldiers urinating on dead afghans. deptola admitted he failed to supervise other marines, saying -- "i was in a position to stop it and i did not." u.s. house republicans are continuing their fight to preserve the 1996 defense of marriage act or doma, which denies federal recognition of gay marriage. the obama administration refusing to enforce it after deeming it unconstitutional but republicans are seeking to keep it in effect through the courts. the huffington post is reporting republicans have allocated nearly $3 million in tax funds for their legal costs to challenge the administration in court. the republican state leadership committee has rele
national correspondent john roberts is live in atlanta making a closer look at awful this. john. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. this really is a troubling reversal of what had been a positive trend over the past couple of years. here are the numbers according to a pentagon survey back in 2011 a year ago we had 301 suicides among active duty members n. 201-2349 suicides. that eastbound exceeded the deaths in afghanistan. the trend is continuing despite efforts by the pentagon to make it a top priority and every branch of the military has a comprehensive suicide prevention program. most troubling is the marines. they had been leading the charge in suicide prevention. the numbers had been down a couple of years. we dad did a report on that program. their numbers of service members, marines who committed suicide went up by 50% last year. according to bonnie carol who heads up the tragedy assistance program for survivors more and more troops are feeling the affects of repeated deployments. here is what she told me. >> for our men and women in uniform these are challenging times.
the chief justice john roberts messed up the oath and messed it up in response and a second time privately and a third time on sunday, the day the constitution says he has to do it and fourth time for the pomp and circumstance on monday. why can't we just, why do we have to have sunday and monday? >> that's the law. >> so he can, it's so he can go in on the white house bios and say i was inaugurated more than ronald reagan. >> megyn: that's like fdr. >> that's the best way to book it, i'm better than george bush. >> he's the equal of fdr, the only guy who served four times. it's the law, megyn, he has to do it-- >> he doesn't have to do the monday thing, he has to do the sunday thing. >> oh, no, he has to do the sunday thing, that's in private and as you know, the event at the capitol is on monday. >> megyn: why? why can't we have the event at the capitol on sunday? >> i agree. >> well, you agree? >> i don't know, i'm going to figure this question out before bret and i are co-anchoring our coverage on sunday and monday. before i let you go, i'm going to take you back, i hope bret is watchi
uncomfortable. and it was a little snafu by chief justice john roberts and then by president obama, who is understandably confused, during the the oath of office. chief justice, don't try to memorize it, just read it, no one is going to hold it against you. they wound up had to do it again, redo, just in case the oath wasn't official and he wasn't really our president. they just want today make sure they crossed all the t's, interestingly enough they'll have to do the oath twice this time around because the president's term ends on sunday when inaugural ceremonies historically do not take place and can't have the pomp and circumstance, if you go by history. anyway having two. and the official ceremony on sunday and the one at the capitol and monday. he gets four swearing-ins. and we see an eye opening poll and more than a third of the country believes that the president might be hiding something about his background or early life? what does it say about our faith in government, not to mention the media. clifton consulting and turker carlson. the daily caller, and oh, it's just the one t
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